2 noun
hurry2 S3

in a hurry

more quickly than usual [= in a rush]:
Sorry, I can't stop, I'm in a hurry.
You'll make mistakes if you do things in too much of a hurry.
be in a hurry to do something
Why are you in such a hurry to leave?
! Do not say that you are 'in hurry'. Say that you are in a hurry.

(there's) no hurry

spoken used to tell someone that they do not have to do something quickly or soon:
Pay me back whenever you can. There's no great hurry.

somebody will not be doing something (again) in a hurry

spoken used to say that someone does not want to do something again:
We won't be going back there again in a hurry.

in your hurry to do something

while you are trying to do something too quickly:
In his hurry to leave the room, he tripped over a chair.

be in no hurry/not be in any hurry (to do something)

a) to be able to wait because you have a lot of time in which to do something:
Take your time - I'm not in any hurry.
b) to be unwilling to do something or not want to do it soon:
He was clearly in no hurry to reply to our letter.

what's (all) the hurry?/why (all) the hurry?

spoken used to say that someone is doing something too quickly:
We've got plenty of time - what's all the hurry?

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